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Original Essays | June 20, 2014

Lisa Howorth: IMG So Many Books, So Many Writers



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    Flying Shoes

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A Cup of Normal by Devon Monk
A Cup of Normal

sharonet, October 19, 2010

What a wonderful collection of stories! Surprising, dark, funny, clever, touching, heartbreaking--it's all here. Strong characters who have been tempered by life and come out tough and resilient, without losing the humanity (even when they're not quite human) that makes them caring, compassionate, and loving. "Probe" made me cry it was so beautiful. And the language in the story of Stigin Niddle ("Leeward to the Sky") is reminiscent of Ray Bradbury--and I thought no one could do Bradbury. This is a collection you'll want to go back to time and again. You'll always get something new out of it, and never get tired of it. I only hope Monk collects more of her short work together!
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